An outstandingly Rare and of Museum quality late 18th Century most unusual example of a Microscopists Candle Fan in its original Shagreen Case. The Candle Fan is designed to be used in the field as well as in the study and fits around a Candle holder stem [NB: candle stick not included] The folding fan of chinese green silk is hand stitched to its brass support. The wooden Shagreen covered case is lined with old printed matter as would be expected for this period. The Shagreen is in fine condition and has never been restored.
Similar examples were retailed by Dixey. Case Dimensions = 5.5 x 1.5 x 1 Inches. The item "MICROSCOPE Candle Fan 18th Century Rare Museum quality Shagreen" is in sale since Thursday, April 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments".
The seller is "houseofvega" and is located in Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.